Brand Qatar

Print edition : April 05, 2013

Doha's skyline, a standing example of desert modernism. Photo: vijay prashad

An aerial view of Doha. Photo: REUTERS

The space-age quality Navigation Towers, headquarters of Qatargas, dominates the skyline of Omar Al Mukhtar Street. Photo: FADI AL-ASSAAD/REUTERS

The new Syrian embassy at a-Qutaifiya. Photo: VIJAY PRASHAD

The Arabic channel studio of Al Jazeera. Photo: vijay prashad

A building under construction in Doha. Photo: vijay prashad

An Omani souk near a wholesale market in Doha. Photo: vijay prashad

Qatar, a nation built on gas revenues, relies on various forms of contract labour to facilitate its nationals’ luxurious existence, and on U.S. troops to provide a permanent shield.
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